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The Provincial Party: Activity and Reputation

Paul Corner

in The Fascist Party and Popular Opinion in Mussolini's Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198730699
eISBN:
9780191741753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198730699.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter looks closely at the levels of activity of the local fascist organisations and the degree to which the fascist movement managed to penetrate local society through the use of local ... More


Following Leaders

Robert E. Goodin and Kai Spiekermann

in An Epistemic Theory of Democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198823452
eISBN:
9780191862137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823452.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

The question of leadership is connected to many central debates in democratic theory. In this chapter, the focus is on leadership in terms of beliefs, not desires. Opinion leaders’ influence ... More


Mine-Mill and Social Change: Economic Progress, Mexican American Activism, and Social Justice, 1945–1947

James J. Lorence

in Palomino: Clinton Jencks and Mexican-American Unionism in the American Southwest

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037559
eISBN:
9780252094804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037559.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter illustrates how Clinton Jencks began searching for the residences of local union leaders on his first day in Silver City. As Jencks scoured the towns and canyons in search of union ... More


War in Worcester: Youth and the Apartheid State

Pamela Reynolds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823243099
eISBN:
9780823250790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243099.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The book is about youth fighting for freedom and a state's retaliation. It is about the young not consenting to the kind of adulthood on offer under a particular political dispensation. It is about ... More


Preach My Gospel

Melvyn Hammarberg

in The Mormon Quest for Glory: The Religious World of the Latter-Day Saints

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199737628
eISBN:
9780199332472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737628.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

All young men between 19 and 25 years of age are urged to submit their “papers” to their local Church leaders in order to go on a two-year mission on behalf of the Church, if they are worthy. About ... More


Tribal Resurgence in the Eighteenth Century: A Useful Label?

Willem Floor

in Crisis, Collapse, Militarism and Civil War: The History and Historiography of 18th Century Iran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190250324
eISBN:
9780190250348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190250324.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

To gauge the usefulness of the term tribal resurgence and to better understand its alleged symptoms—“decline of the bureaucracy” and “breakdown of central government”—it is necessary to understand ... More


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